I Can Do Hyderabad All By Myself

It is really exciting to be abroad again for the first time in six years. (not counting Montreal, which is a wonderful city with wonderful bagels) My first two days in India have been slow but thoughtful. I've gotten some time to walk halfway around Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad. I hope I will get … Continue reading I Can Do Hyderabad All By Myself

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Are Editorial Columnists Parasites?

Opinions are a lot juicier than "just the facts", and a lot more fun to write (see: what I am typing right now?). Although the internet has exponentially expanded and power and prevalence of opinionated "journalism", the op-ed section of newspapers (or news outlets) remains the most glorified space for such pontification. The NY Times … Continue reading Are Editorial Columnists Parasites?

I Made A Four-Dimensional Portal Out of Artichokes

Just kidding. I don't even eat artichokes! But I wanted a clickbait title. I'm reading a science fiction book about space. It's a fun book--so far--but for the frustrating trite trope that aliens achieve > light-speed travel through "bending" space or utilizing hidden dimensions to find shortcuts over otherwise impossibly distant locations. EVERY STORY THAT … Continue reading I Made A Four-Dimensional Portal Out of Artichokes

Dakotaland Movie Reviews: The Blair Witch Snowden

Brief Disclaimer: This movie is only playing at Dakotaland Theatres...and possibly the Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, CA. But this hasn't been confirmed. The Blair Witch Snowden, directed by the ghost of Oliver Stone, is a new kind of horror film. Although the techniques used are not new, the forms and synthesis of styles creates an … Continue reading Dakotaland Movie Reviews: The Blair Witch Snowden